The No. 1 arrival gave 20th Century Fox a much-needed blockbuster and provided further evidence that superheroes remain box office gold.
David Leitch narrates a sequence featuring Ryan Reynolds and Julian Dennison.
Colbert pointed out that the Chinese government had approved a Trump-related project just days before the president tweeted in support of a Chinese telecom.
This sequel to the 2016 R-rated superhero hit pokes fun at the genre while staying true to its conventions.
The star and driving force behind the “Deadpool” films has long been racked by anxiety. He planned to do most interviews for the movie in character, but not this one.
Mr. Jackson is an ill-tempered contract killer. Ryan Reynolds is his uptight protector. You can figure out the rest.
This movie offers proof of life on another planet, sure, but it is also the occasion for another “Alien”-type deadly game of hide-and-seek.
Humor and the breaking of the fourth wall helped; and, as Ryan Reynolds said, “It’s like a weird odyssey that grew out of some kind of vision board.”
A bevy of after-parties hosted by InStyle, Warner Bros., Netflix and others were held at the Beverly Hilton.